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    Wish I had you

    What does the paragraph "Wish I had you" means?

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    Re: Wish I had you

    Quote Originally Posted by keezez View Post
    What does the paragraph "Wish I had you" means?
    It is not a paragraph, it's a fragment of a sentence and as it stands it doesn't really mean anything.

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    Re: Wish I had you

    Quote Originally Posted by keezez View Post
    What does the paragraph "Wish I had you" means?
    This is a sentence fragment, however several meanings could be inferred depending on the context of the rest of the sentence or paragraph.
    For example, in a letter about breaking my knee "I wish I had you," could be in reference to needing help. Gain understanding of the phrase from the general meaning of the material surrounding it. Get clues from the context.


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    Re: Wish I had you

    Can you please explain further? ... like use it in a sentence. Sorry if I ask you... since you replied I guess you could patiently answer me. Thanks.


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    Re: Wish I had you

    Thank you, Sharonk123!

    Now I understand... that it can be used in that sentence you said.

    Can I ask again?

    Correct me if I'm wrong... "Wish I had you" Phrase can also refers to a sentence like... Wish you were here beside me?

    Am i correct?

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    Re: Wish I had you

    Quote Originally Posted by keezez View Post
    Can you please explain further? ... like use it in a sentence. Sorry if I ask you... since you replied I guess you could patiently answer me. Thanks.
    Sara,
    I broke my knee this week. The yard is a mess and the house is so dusty. I can hardly take care of myself. I wish I had you here to help me.
    Sincerely,
    Ann
    John,
    I miss you so much. It scares me so to think of you so far away and in a war zone. I wish I had you in my arms, safe and sound.
    Love Always,
    Mother


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    Re: Wish I had you

    Thank you, sharonk123!

    I learn a lot from you. I really appreciate it.

    Hope you never tired of answering my questions.

    Again, thanks a lot.

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    Re: Wish I had you

    Quote Originally Posted by keezez View Post

    Hope you never tired of answering my questions.
    Try:
    .
    I hope you never tire of answering my questions.

    or:

    I hope you never get tired of answering my questions.
    (As you have probably noticed, B and S were both right.)



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